The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland / Stirling
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - - 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £25.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +62.62% -4.62%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6 23 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 26.09% 32.86% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling citing VB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Stirling

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB in Stirling.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stirling region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree